I've been busy lately working on a few fantastic commissions, and I also brought some new pieces down to On The Farm last week. I love how the paintings seem to "pop" off the barn board and I can get lost in all of their great Halloween fairy garden goodies. I just had to hang the black cat to "watch over things".
Sunday, 21 September 2014
Saturday, 13 September 2014
I donated to this guy to the Lions Bay Volunteer Fire Fighter Fundraiser. The silent auction fundraiser is today and unfortunately we were unable to attend. I hope he is getting lots of action and is well received. I went a bit brighter with this guy and I love the depth of his colours. I know I'm on a bit of a bear kick but with so many "reminders' in the neighborhood I just can't help it.
Wednesday, 10 September 2014
Apparently there is a new bear on the block. He looks pretty small and has been trying to access my locked garbage. With bears on my brain, I thought it would be interesting to experiment with the composition / background colour of my current favorite bear reference photo. I went larger with this one, and there are lots of fun colours poking through the background,
Sunday, 7 September 2014
I've had this reference photo for ages, but I just hadn't painted it yet. It's actually how I had the idea to expand the composition of Morgan the Moose. I think I put off painting this one, as I loved the look of the photo, and was scared that I couldn't get the same look on canvas (and that I might fail). I'm so glad I finally gave it a try, and Wanda is probably one of my favorite cows